The Weekly Hawk

Updates and School News: August 2nd, 2021

Orchard Hills Families,

We are looking forward to seeing students back on campus as the start of school fast approaches on August 12th. As students reconnect, building positive routines and relationships in person, we will focus our work to care for student well being as we focus on accelerating learning this year in person.

The information included in this update contains important upcoming dates, and information regarding Orchard Hills and our 6-8 Grade Registration on Friday August 6th.

Additional updates will be sent on Thursday of this week regarding the first day of school.

Our Administrative Team looks forward to seeing you on campus soon!

Mr. Kilian, Mrs. Huynh, and Mrs. Okajima

No Specific Registration Day for Elementary (K-5)

Aeries teacher assignments will be posted on Aeries Wednesday, August 11th, after 4:30.

Returning K-5 families only need to complete Data Confirmation in Aeries. Easy!

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Registration: Data Confirmation Reminder

Prior to arriving at Orchard Hills for back-to-school registration, each family must complete their annual Data Confirmation through AERIES Parent Portal. Please click the “Student Information” tab and select Data Confirmation. Once you have verified/updated this information be sure to click “Finish and Submit.”

Your student will NOT be permitted to register without this process being completed. Upon arrival to registration, the school will have verified if you have completed the process for Data Confirmation.

Please plan on registration taking about an hour as this includes taking school photos, PTO involvement opportunities, spirit wear and an ASB led scavenger hunt activity.

Students Missing August 6t h registration date? No problem. We will have Make up registration on the first day of school (more details to come on this).

Middle School Class schedules will be posted in Aeries (please print out a copy from home) by August 11th 4:30 pm.

Student Lockers (Click Here)

Lockers are optional at this time. With fewer books and storage needs, we understand lockers still can be a fun part of Middle School. Please complete the form below to be assigned a locker.

Parent Article: Our Kids Are Not Broken (Click)

This was shared at Stanford University's "Challenge Success" past Spring Conference.

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OH Spirit Wear


Have your OH Spirit Wear in time for the first day of school! OH PTO will be selling Spirit Wear on a walk-up basis to all OH families on Wednesday, 8/11, 4-6pm outside of the MPR. Prices and alternate purchase options are below. Accepting check and credit card payments only.


Show your school spirit by purchasing your SPIRIT WEAR today before it sells out! Every Friday is a Spirit Day at Orchard Hills! Choose from 4 soft, all cotton colored tees, $12.00, and 2 cozy, fleece colored zip hoodies, $25.00.

There are 2 ways to Order:

1. Order ONLINE at:

2. Bring a Check made out to "Orchard Hills PTO" and fill out an order form in the office New orders will be placed in batches monthly or bi-monthly, and delivered to student classrooms when ready.

Samples are available in the office. Sizes and colors are limited and sold on a first come, first served basis. All Sales are Final. Please e-mail with any questions.

Important Upcoming Dates

August 11th - Elementary Teacher assignments posted on Aeries

August 12th - First Day of school (more details to follow)

Back to school night (save the date): Parents only please.

Elementary School BTSN: August 18th

Middle School BTSN: September 1st.

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